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Category Specialist

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Queensland
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/11/2020
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
Working across a major infrastructure project, this leading organisation is seeking an Category Specialist/Contracts Coordinator to deliver and manage a range of contracts from tendering and negotiation through to award and execution.

Reporting into the Commercial Manager, your duties will include:

  • Tender Preparation, Issue, evaluation, negotiation, and award
  • Sourcing and engaging suppliers through competitive tender processes
  • Developing and negotiating long term collaborative contracts in line with the commercial team
  • Liaising with key stakeholders whilst preparing and maintaining supplier contracts
  • Delivering commercial and contractual advice within supplier and stakeholder functions
  • Calculation and management of Commercial Risk
  • Avoidance, management, and resolution of contractual disputes
  • Supplier relationship management - Maintain strong relationships with selected supply partners and monitor performance


To be successful in this role your key experience will be focused on sourcing and contract execution. You will:

  • Display exceptionally strong communication skills with a proactive approach to stakeholder engagement.
  • Utilise your strong technical knowledge across negotiation and contract management.
  • Experience in the civil, mining, rail or infrastructure industries would be highly regarded.
  • Be able to work within a deadline-driven and fast-paced environment
  • Have strong attention to detail to deliver high quality outcomes.


About Fircroft:
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